Monthly Archives: January 2011

Elna and Janome Blogs

A few months ago we started carrying Elna sewing machines.  It’s been wonderful to have these machines in the store, and be able to talk about and show them to our customers.  They are designed for the average consumer, well-built, and properly priced for the market.

Well, most people don’t know this, but Elna machines are made by Janome, and they often share similar features.  If you sew on either brand, and would like to know more about how to use your machine,  reading the blogs for both brands can be a great way to further your knowledge on them. 

Elna’s Blog is  This is a new blog, and I’m sure we’ll see lots of postings from Liz on it, as she also posts plenty on Janome.

Janome’s Blog is

So during these cold days of winter,  grab a cup of tea, and check them out sometime.



Globe and Mail Article, “Quilting has taken over my family”

Happy New Year Everyone!  We’ve been back at the store now for over a week, after closing for the period of December 25-January 1st.  It’s always wonderful to get that break.   Helps refresh the soul!

On the 5th, The Globe and Mail published a wonderful article on quilting.  I have a hard copy hanging on the kitchen cupboards at the store, but here’s the on-line link to this article.  As I was instructed, so shall I also instruct you:  Be sure to read to the end!